Low Voltage Ride Through (LVRT) Capability Enhancement of Axial Flux Induction Generator-Based Wind Energy Conversion System

  • V. Ramesh Babu
  • A. Ganapathi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 626)


With the remarkable increase in wind energy installed capacity, the wind energy conversion systems are also needed to be treated as conventional energy resources. These wind farms are required to be connected to grid as per grid codes during and as well as after the occurrence of short fault. In this paper, the different techniques have been proposed to enhance the low voltage ride through (LVRT) capability to axial flux induction generator (AFIG)-based wind energy conversion system (WECS). A mathematical model is developed, and simulation studies have been carried out in the environment of MATLAB/Simulink to study the effectiveness of the techniques. Also, the proposed system is compared with doubly fed induction generator-based WECS.


Axial flux induction generator Low voltage ride through Doubly fed induction generator Superconducting magnetic energy storage Wind energy conversion system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Ramesh Babu
    • 1
  • A. Ganapathi
    • 1
  1. 1.EEE DepartmentVNRVJIETHyderabadIndia

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